Blood pressure and cognitive impairment in India and the United States: a cross-national epidemiological study.

@article{Pandav2003BloodPA,
  title={Blood pressure and cognitive impairment in India and the United States: a cross-national epidemiological study.},
  author={Rajesh S Pandav and Hiroko H. Dodge and Steven DeKosky and Mary Ganguli},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={60 8},
  pages={1123-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between blood pressure (BP) and cognitive impairment in elderly populations in India and the United States in a cross-national epidemiological study. DESIGN Cross-sectional comparisons, using standardized cognitive screening and BP measurements. PARTICIPANTS We examined 4810 subjects 55 years and older, of whom 595 were 75 years and older, from Ballabgarh, India, and 636 subjects 75 years and older from the Monongahela Valley, Pennsylvania. MAIN… CONTINUE READING